The crash happened around the intersection of 8th and K streets NE, according to D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Doug Buchanan. The area where the collision occurred is about two blocks north of the H Street corridor.
D.C. Fire and EMS personnel were dispatched to the scene of the crash around 2:51 p.m. after an initial report that a man was thrown from his motorcycle and lying unconscious on the ground. The collision with the car possibly knocked the man’s helmet off, Buchanan said.
The man was rushed to a local hospital with critical injuries.
Paramedics communicated with the driver of the car, who was hearing impaired, through a D.C. Police sign language interpreter, Buchanan said. The driver was not taken to the hospital.
Police closed the street where the crash occurred around 3:15 p.m.
Crash w/Injury: 8th St & K St NE
EB/WB K St Btwn 7th & 9th St's is BLOCKED – OFF
Alternative: 7th & 9th St
MPD & FEMS on scene
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